NAPSTER da Hacker [napsterdahacker]
How did you begin programming and at what age?
What languages do you code, and in what platforms?
i do study c++ and java....n what am i using is based on what the thing that i know...i preferred to use blueJ..
What machine configuration and operating system do you use?
windows xp service pack3...and now in consideration to use ubuntu
Please list web addresses where we can see some of your work
What motivates you to undertake a new project?
learn something through experience
What part of project development is most gratifying to you?
design and coding
From the outside, it seems a rational job, but is creativity necessary for programming?
What conditions do you need to concentrate when programming?
peace n releks...
After working for long periods of time, have you ever felt as though you were in a bubble?
i'm still studying...as long as u know what u done..keep it cool
When you check out code you wrote time ago, what's the main difference with respect to code that you write nowadays?
Main difference I found is code done by nowadays are better in terms of modularity,quality and optimization and security.
Do you still buy programming books, or do you learn everything from online sources?
books n online source..that all are important for learning coding
Do you think programming should be taught at the basic education level?
maybe...the question is can it be?
it will be tough for da first learner..
What has been your experience in marketing your software?
does'nt have some..
What do you learn from software users?
I learn that software developers tend to be extremely arrogant and uncaring of the end user experience. Yes, that includes me (although I do try).
What would be your solution against piracy?
Make everything freeware. (I do!) You can't steal it if it's free ;)
Would you consider yourself rigorous in the organization of the coding that you write and on commenting it?
Yes. Even my quick hack scripts get commented because I KNOW that in the future I'll have to revisit it and wonder "what was I thinking?!".
How do you calculate the budget for a software project?
What are your favourite games and on what platform do you play them?
WARCRAFT DOTA ............
How often do you clean dirt-buildup on your keyboard?
keep my hands clean. I never paid much attention to dirt build-up on the keyboard... maybe I've never had any. I try to take care of my stuff.
How do you feel when friends or family ask for your help in solving domestic computer problems?
I help out where I can, and hopefully they understand when i cannot
As machines for development, what opinion do Macs deserve?
I have never really used a Mac, but I have been told they are great for Graphic artists.
How do you protect your computer from viruses?
Updated Anti Virus software of course,with weekly thorough scans...kerpersky2009 that what i used
In social settings, do people become interested when you tell them you are a software developer?
i am not a software developer...i'm NAPSTEr da hacker
Do you work alone or in a team? Which do you prefer?
alone n secure
Are you one of the first to update to new software when it comes out, or do you normally wait until more stable versions appear?
waits until da new version appears..
What is your main reason for not meeting project deadlines?
It may be the additional requirements and sometimes the coding tweaks.
In your opinion, which company helps software developers the most?
Microsoft. Sun Microsystems comes in second place.
How many breaks per day do you normally take?
At this point in your career, what would be the project of your dreams?
Writing some code where I don't have to worry about being paid or making tight deadlines.
What is your next project?
Finishing University is my next project.
Which websites or forums for programmers do you frequently visit?
Single website --> http://www.goggle.com
What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a programmer?
don't afraid to try it
NAPSTER da Hacker